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by Laura Polkinghorne Zoë Curlett and Bella Barlow will be starring in Deck The Halls Christmas Concert at The Recreation Rooms on 19 December 2020. Both from a musical theatre background, the duo will be performing some well-loved Christmas classics as well as new and festive material.   The concert will consist of a one act cabaret celebrating all […]

by Stephen Payne One of the great rock acts of the 70’s Suzi Quatro will be appearing in the Royal Albert Hall the year after next on 20 April 2022. At that point, it means that Suzi would have been in the business for an amazing 58 years. This announcement comes as the star released […]

Boy bands were big in the 90s, but there was one obvious problem with them, they were all male. There had been girl bands in music forever and the 80s had a great selection of them, but where was the girl band to represent the next generation. Father and son team Bob and Chris Herbert […]

by Eryl Hardman Born in Birmingham on the 3 December 1948 Ozzy (born John Michael Osbourne)  is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality.  He rose to prominence during the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, during which period he adopted the nickname “Prince of Darkness”. With his wife Sharon, […]

As we enter the first week of December and Leighton Buzz Radio launches it’s Christmas music mix, there’s a hint of festivity in the air, and time to look back at what happened in this week for music way back when. by Laura Polkinghorne   Keeping with the snowy theme, on 1st December 1990, Vanilla Ice […]

by Stephen Payne The 80s were a time of great revolution for music, the popularity of electronica and a burgeoning pop scene were the hallmarks of the decade, but as they always do things change. The mid to late part of the decade saw popular music take on a big change. While the pop and […]

by Stephen Payne   So many classic British bands came out of the punk movement of the late 70s. When the period ended in 1979, many bands had to either change their sound or fade away. We previously mention Adam Ant, but another famous Duo that came out of this movement was the Eurythmics.  Annie […]

by Eryl Hardman This week we say Happy Birthday to Petula Clark Petula Clark, CBE (born Sally Olwen Clark; 15 November 1932 in Epsom, Surrey) is a singer, actress and composer whose career spans eight, yes eight decades! No wonder she has been on Desert Island Discs three times! Her professional career began during World […]

by Laura Polkinghorne It is time to step back in time and take a look back over some historical moments in music, that happened on the same days this week. What was the UK number 1 way back when, and what was your favourite artist up to in the month of November in their heyday? […]

by Stephen Payne Last week we talked about how Boney M. are performing at a local festival called Chilfest. The famous Disco band is not the only big name there though, headlining the event is the prince of New Wave, Adam Ant. While Adam (Stuart Leslie Goddard) and his band the Ants are often categorised […]